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Medical cannabis users can buy online from federally licensed producers.
There's a lot of doubt in the bill's ability to achieve the government's key goals.
Liberal MPs had the hour off, basically.
Having a retail system operational in every province by July 1, 2018 is incredibly ambitious. One way that the government might intend on meeting this timeframe is a phased-in approach to the sale of recreational cannabis, for example allowing initial delivery by mail only, while the storefront model works itself out.
We often create policies that are meant to protect youth, particularly around drug use. But what we actually end up doing is criminalizing and victimizing them further. With regulation we'll actually be able to start to undo some of the harms caused by prohibition - harms a lot worse than the use of cannabis itself.
The man tasked with coming up with Canada's marijuana law has a proposal for dealing with one of the biggest issues facing
The NDP leader thinks it's unfair Canadians will still get criminal records for pot possession.
The Liberals said they'll introduce a bill next year.
The government will look abroad for best practices, said the health minister.